I just came across a great piece by Kerry Kolsch from Associate Content, and thought the author truly gets Adam, just like we all do. I especially love the part at the end about Adam’s mind-blowing version of Whole Lotta Love at Fantasy Springs. I just watched that video again, and practically had to pick myself up from the floor!
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After you catch your breath, enjoy reading this! I’ll start the article here, but click on the link for the entire piece. Enjoy!
~ Carol ~
Adam Lambert is the first artist performing on the April 9, 2010 revival of VH1 Unplugged with stripped down acoustic versions of four songs from his critically acclaimed album For Your Entertainment and a version of Mad World. Lambert’s album has reached Gold status in the US and Singapore and is now Platinum in Canada. The world is recognizing that a new iconic star is emerging from the shackles of a reality show.
With the new season of American Idol well underway we are reminded of the incomparable technical beauty of Lambert’s multioctave voice and of his commandeering stage presence. Lambert engaged America vocally and visually week after week with multiple musical genres, costuming lighting and even fog, not just as a singer but as an old time storyteller. Mad World, the only performance on American Idol to garner a standing ovation from Simon Cowell is also Google Trend’s highest peaking American Idol performance ever.
Last year we realized American Idol had discovered a show-stopping performer but in the context of that venue the minds of America were manipulated. After Satisfaction what was American Idol to do? Could the judges give Lambert the title and send the rest of them home? The reality show had to pretend a contest was going on.
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